OAKLAND – A’s manager Bob Melvin said he had a long talk with new closer Jim Johnson to try to help Johnson right the ship after two rough outings to start the season.
OAKLAND -- A’s reliever Ryan Cook continues to inch closer to rejoining the team.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Josh Reddick is used to performing in front of a crowd, but this was different for the Oakland A’s right fielder.
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In an encouraging bit of news for the Oakland A’s bullpen, Ryan Cook threw 20 pitches off the mound Thursday and felt very good afterward.